Save money every day by knowing where the “kids eat free” deals are around Charlotte.
We verified every one of these deals in May, 2021, but they can change their deals at any time.
Also, in many cases there were several locations of a restaurant, and when we called them we got varying information. And finally, it’s possible that the person who gave us the information wasn’t 100% sure of the details.
So, a good practice is to call the restaurant before heading out if “kids eat free” is crucial. Just follow the links below to get to the website and find the phone numbers there.
We will continue to update and add to this list. We are also including some kids’ meal deals that are not free, but are very inexpensive.
At the bottom of this list are deals that are available on multiple days of the week.
Two Charlotte locations:
- Parktowne: 1600 East Woodlawn Road, Charlotte; 704-877-7702
- Ballantyne: 15205 John J. Delaney Dr, Suite A, Charlotte; 704-714-1442
All day Sundays, kids eat free from the kids menu, 1 kid per adult entrée. Includes tea or fountain drink. Ballantyne location might be changing soon.
Monterrey Restaurante Mexicano
10707-A Park Road
Sundays, kids 12 and under get one free kids meal with the purchase of an adult combo or big plate. Drink not included.
- Lake Norman location: 19905 NC Hwy. 73, West Catawba Ave., Suite 102, Cornelius; (704) 987-8890. Kids eat free all day with purchase of an adult entree. Drink not included.
- University Plaza location: 8927 J.M. Keynes Drive, Suite 900, Charlotte; (704) 503-1979. Kids eat for 99 cents all day with purchase of an adult entree.
- Ballantyne Commons East location: 15105 John J. Delaney Drive, Charlotte; (704) 752-6869. Kids eat free all day. One per adult entrée purchase.
Moe’s Southwest Grill
All locations, nationwide
Sundays, kids 12 and under get a free kids’ meal with purchase of one adult entrée of $6 or more. Kids can customize their kids’ meal with a kid-sized burrito, quesadilla or taco, plus a cookie and drink.
7820 Lyles Lane Northwest, Concord
Mondays, kids 10 and under get one free meal per adult purchase of at least $8.99. Drink included. Dine-in only.
Village Inn Pizza
Two locations in Statesville:
- 3233 Taylorsville Hwy, Statesville 704-873-1101
- 1503 Cinema Drive, Statesville 704-873-0256
Kids eat from buffet for $0.99 per paying adult. Kids 3 and under eat free at the buffet every day.
Cabos Mexican Restaurant
10 years and under eat free all day, drink not included, one per adult entree.
6676 Carmel Rd, Charlotte 704-759-9886
355 John Galt Way, Concord 704-262-7866
Kids meal free with adult entrée purchase
Pizza Peel & Tap Room
- Cotswold: 4422 Colwick Road, Charlotte, NC 28211, 704-714-8808
- Plaza Midwood: 1600 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205, 704-790-7335
- Matthews Station: 110 Matthews Station St., Charlotte, NC 28105
Kids eat for $0.99 on Tuesday, all day. Kids age 12 and under. Receive up to two $0.99 kids’ menu meals (regularly $4.49 each) with the purchase of one adult meal. Dine-in only. All kids’ meals are served with your choice of milk, chocolate milk, apple juice or soda. Red rover & blue monster beverages are $0.99 ea. and float beverages are $1.99 ea. Refills on milk are $0.99
NOTE: Kids under 3 are free every day
- Concord location: Under 3 free all the time. Tuesdays, kids 12 and under eat free. 1540 US Hwy. 29 North; (704) 782-0044
- Rock Hill location: Under 3 free all the time. On Tuesdays, kids 10 and under eat for $2.99, 4-8 p.m. 1031 N. Anderson Road; (803) 328-0327
Kids eat free with the purchase of a $8 adult purchase from 5-8 pm.
Only Cotswold location:
Cotswald: 106-B S Sharon Amity, Charlotte, NC 28211 (704) 366-3666
Huntersville and Charlotte only.
Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Tuesdays, 1 per adult entree;
- Huntersville: 16706 Northcross Drive, Huntersville, NC, 28078 (704) 896-8846
- Charlotte: 9253 Statesville Road, Charlotte, NC 28269 (704) 599-5414
Hawthorne’s New York Pizza
All area locations
Tuesdays, kids eat free with each $7.50 adult purchase. Ages 12 and under.
Several area locations, but not the Uptown location.
Kids eat for 99¢ on Tuesday nights, with the purchase of two adult entrées. No drink is included.
One free kid entrée per adult entrée purchase on Tuesdays starting at 5 p.m. Drink included.
JJ’s Red Hots
1514 East Boulevard, 980-225-8880
All day Wednesday kids 12 and under eat free, one per adult entree, drink included
Kids under 12 eat for $1.99 every Wednesday after 4 p.m. Drink not included.
7930-A Rea Road, Charlotte; 704-295-4440
East Coast Wings and Grill
Kids eat free Wednesday after 4 p.m. with purchase of an adult entrée of $10 or more.
- Charlotte location: 9711 Northlake Centre Pkwy (704) 494-4174
- Harrisburg location: 7326 Caldwell Road, Harrisburg, NC (980) 258-0752
- Kannapolis location: 2263 Spider Drive, Kannapolis, NC (704) 720-0511
More than one day
616 Providence Road
Every day, kids get a free kids meal with a $40 purchase. Kids meal options are Thai Fried Rice with Chicken, Fried Chicken with Rice and Steamed Veggies, and Pork Teriyaki with Rice and Steamed Veggies.
Several area locations. Every day, kids age 3 and under get one free buffet with each paying adult. Drinks not included.
Sports Page Food and Spirits
Charlotte location: 8400 Bellhaven Blvd; 704-399-4417
Kids eat free Mondays and Tuesdays after 5 p.m.. 1 kid per adult entrée. Dine-in only. Drink included.
Denver location: 179 Cross Center Dr; 704-827-6283
Kids eat free Tuesdays and Wednesdays after 5 p.m. 1 kid per adult. Dine-in only.
- Matthews: 2332A Matthews Township Pkwy; 704-847-0410
- Stonecrest: 7828 Rea Rd Suite A, Charlotte; 704-540-1140
At Matthews and Stonecrest, kids 12 and under eat free on Wednesdays after 4 pm, includes drink. One kid per purchase of adult sub.
Harrisburg: 7234 Caldwell Rd, Suite C3; 704-454-3040: Kids 12 and under eat free all day on Mondays. One kid per adult meal.
- Kannapolis-2251 Spider Drive NE; 704-721-1100 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos free; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Huntersville-9826 Gilead Rd.; 704-992-2282 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Indian Trail-14039 Hwy 74 E.; 704-893-2888 Buy one medium or large combo and get up to 2 kids combos for free, Wednesday 4 to 9 p.m., and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Mallard Creek-2700 W. Mallard Creek Church Rd. Charlotte; 704-503-1111 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents; all day Wednesday and Sunday, 12 and under only.
- North Lake Mall-9335 Center Lake Dr. Charlotte; 704-494-3330 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents; after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Pineville-9101 Pineville-Matthews Rd.; 704-341-6116 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for free after 4 p.m Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Matthews-1808 Windsor Square Dr.; 704-708-5555 Buy one medium combo and get up to 2 kids combos for free, after 4 p.m. on Wednesday and all day Sunday, 12 and under only.
- Gastonia-2290 East Franklin Blvd.(Gaston Mall); 980-888-0927 Kids eat free all day Wednesday and Sunday; up to two kids combos with the purchase of one adult combo.
- Speedway Blvd.-7712 Sossamon Lane Concord; 704-979-3737 Buy one adult combo, get up to 2 kids combos for 99 cents each, after 4 pm Wednesday and all day Sunday.
The Randazzos’ Grid Iron
Children 10 and under eat free including desert at dinner time, per paying adult entree, all day, every day.
13105 South Tryon, Charlotte 28278; (704) 588-1130
Dilworth Neighborhood Grille
Kids free all day, includes drink, Monday- Thursday, one per adult entrée purchase
911 E Morehead St., Charlotte; 704-377-3808.
IHOP Rock Hill
Kids ages 12 and under eat free Mon.-Thurs after 3 pm. Adult must buy an entree, drink not included.
2797 Cherry Road, Rock Hill; 803-325-1705.
Several area locations.
Tuesdays and Saturdays 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Kids 12 and under eat free from designated items on kids’ menu, two kids per adult entrée purchase
- Sunset Road: 4541 Sunset Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216; 704-597-9224
- Concord: 8031 Concord Mills Boulevard, Concord, NC 28027; 704-979-7474